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Look the other way: Stories to distract you on Election Day

A "VOTE HERE" sign is in the foreground with two girls working a lemonade stand in the background.
Madeleine C King
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In Des Moines' Sherman Hill neighborhood, La'Dasiah, 13, and Ke'Ailah, 7, have set up shop. They're selling a special (secret) lemonade mix across the street from their local precinct on Election Day. They've bumped the price down by a dollar today only to thank those who are getting out to vote.

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As the newsletter product coordinator, Madeleine (she/her) manages and writes for Iowa Public Radio’s newsletter portfolio, including The Daily Digest and Political Sense.